Stuffed apples out of the oven (recipe for shopmag.com)

It's hard to eat healthy during the holiday season, so a healthy dessert is always a great idea! I made this recipe for shopmag.com, it's delicious and perfect for during the Christmas dinner! For my Dutchies: you can find the recipe in Dutch here !




Ingredients

  • 3 apples (I used Honey Crunch apples)
  • 120 grams of oat flakes
  • 125 grams of dates
  • 50 grams of walnuts (chopped)
  • 200 ml almond milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp agave syrup before serving (or honey for non-vegans)
Preheat the oven to 175ºC/350ºF. Wash and hollow the apples. Place the apples in a lightly greased baking dish. Mix the dates with a hand blender until they are finely ground. Mix the rest of the ingredients (including the finely ground dates) in a bowl. Fill the apples with the mixture and toss the rest into the bowl. Bake for 35-50 minutes. Enjoy!

Tip: a scoop of ice cream with this dessert is also delicious! Healthy ice cream is easy to make, place a banana for 2 hours in the freezer, mix shortly in a blender and done! Delicious and healthy banana ice cream;)



Delicious vegan bell pepper and chili spread

Vegan spreads are often hard to find and pretty expensive. Did you know you can also make them at home? It's super easy!


Ingredients

  • 1 red bell pepper (sliced)
  • 1/2 chilli pepper (cut into small pieces)
  • 150g sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp olive or sunflower oil
  • Juice of a 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp potato starch
  • pinch of salt
Soak the sunflower seeds in 100ml water for 2 hours. Drain and place them in a large bowl with the bell pepper and chilli pepper. Add the oil, lemon juice, starch and mix with a handblender together until it's a creamy paste. Enjoy!

Cozy mushroom soup



Ingredients
  • 400g mushrooms
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp vegeta
  • 1,5 liter water
  • salt and pepper to taste


Sauté the onion for 4 minutes in a soup pot (with the olive oil) and add the mushrooms, sauté for 10 minutes until browned. Add the water and vegeta to the pot and bring to boil. Cook for 10 minutes, puree with a handmixer. Add salt and pepper to taste.